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Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn was born on April 12, 1939 in London, England. He is a writer and director, known for A Chorus of Disapproval (1989), Private Fears In Public Places (Coeurs) (2006) and No Smoking (1993). He has been married to Heather Stoney since 1997. He was previously married to Christine Helen Roland. See full bio »

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 2015 Season's Greetings (Video)
 2014 Life of Riley (play)
 2013 Fifty Years on Stage (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Smísené dvouhry (Video)
  Television Theater (TV Series) (play - 3 episodes, 2000 - 2008) (author - 1 episode, 2003)
- Pozory myla (2008) ... (play)
- Sila komiczna (2003) ... (play)
- Wesolych Swiat (2003) ... (author)
- Od czasu do czasu (2000) ... (play)
 2006 Private Fears In Public Places (Coeurs) (play "Private Fears in Public Places")
 2001 By Jeeves (TV Movie) (musical libretto)
 1998 Toffelhjältar (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 The Revengers' Comedies (play)
 1993 Comédia de Camas (TV Movie) (play)
 1993 No Smoking (play "Intimate Exchanges")
 1991 Stroomopwaarts (play)
 1991 Les gens ne sont pas forcément ignobles (TV Movie) (play "Bedroom Farce")
 1991 L'amant de ma soeur (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Relatively Speaking (TV Movie)
 1989 Fantômes sur l'oreiller (TV Movie) (play "Talking Steps")
 1989 A Chorus of Disapproval (play) / (screenplay)
 1987 Way Upstream (TV Movie)
 1986 Season's Greetings (TV Movie)
 1986 Slippers (TV Movie) (play "Relatively Speaking")
 1985 Absurd Person Singular (TV Movie)
 1985 Theatre Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Absent Friends (1985) ... (writer)
 1985 Halbe Wahrheiten (TV Movie) (play "Relatively Speaking")
 1984 Trepp auf - Trepp ab (TV Movie) (play "Taking Steps")
 1983-1984 Deliciosamente absurdos (TV Mini-Series) (play 'Absurd Person Singular' - 3 episodes)
- ... y tercera Navidad (1984) ... (play 'Absurd Person Singular')
- Segunda Navidad... (1984) ... (play 'Absurd Person Singular')
- Primera Navidad... (1983) ... (play 'Absurd Person Singular')
 1981 Het feestkomitee (TV Movie)
 1981 Ganz unter uns (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Drei Schlafzimmer (TV Movie) (play "Bedroom Farce")
 1980 Bedroom Farce (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1980 Onder ons (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Entre Marido e Mulher... (TV Mini-Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Bodas de Prata (1979) ... (play)
 1979 Liefde half om half (TV Movie) (play "How the Other Half Loves")
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Just Between Ourselves (1978) ... (script)
 1978 Just Between Ourselves (TV Movie)
 1977 The Norman Conquests (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Table Manners (1977)
- Living Together (1977)
 1976 Time and Time Again (TV Movie) (written by)
 1975 Slippers (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Time and Time Again (TV Movie)
 1974 Masquerade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Service Not Included (1974) ... (writer)
 1972 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1972) ... (writer: Countdown)
 1972 Halbe Wahrheiten (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Gemengd dubbel (TV Movie)
  Hark at Barker (TV Series) (14 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Rustless on Sport (1970) ... (as Peter Caulfield)
- Rustless on Do-It-Yourself (1970) ... (as Paul Caulfield)
- Rustless on Medicine (1970) ... (as Peter Caulfield)
- Rustless on Cooking (1970) ... (as Paul Caulfield)
- Rustless on Communications (1970) ... (as Peter Caulfield)
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Relatively Speaking (1969) ... (writer)
 1967 Relatively Speaking (TV Movie) (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Absent Friends," was performed at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Richard Briers, Peter Bowles, and Phyllida Law in the cast. Eric Thompson was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Sir Alan Ayckbourn | Paul Caulfield | Peter Caulfield

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He was awarded the Antoinette Perry "Tony" Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre in June 2010 for his services and contributions to the theatre in New York City. See more »

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